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Ron Johnson Says Employers Should Be Allowed To Deny Coverage To Cancer Patients

Because liberty or some such.

Senator Ron Johnson -- soon to be FORMER Senator Ron Johnson -- has a strange idea of the definition of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" as fundamental American rights.

ThinkProgress' Scott Keyes asked Johnson whether he agreed that employers should not be under legal obligation to provide health insurance to employees who had been diagnosed or treated for cancer.

RoJo was blunt.

"Listen, our rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And when we start expanding beyond that realm, when you create a right for somebody, you create an obligation for somebody else, and then you’re taking away that person’s right," he answered.

So, what part of "life" doesn't he understand?

Alan Grayson was right when he said Republicans want everyone to die, and die quickly. Here's a shining example of it for all to see.

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